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Marina Epelman receives Holt Award

IOE associate professor Marina Epelman is the 2016 recipient of the Jon R. and Beverly S. Holt Award for Teaching Excellence.| Short Read

Marina Epelman, Associate Professor in the IOE Department, is the 2016 recipient of the Jon R. and Beverly S. Holt Award for Teaching Excellence. These awards are presented annually to one faculty member in Industrial and Operations Engineering and one in Materials Science and Engineering to recognize outstanding teaching.

Professor Epelman joined the IOE faculty in the Fall of 1999. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in linear and nonlinear optimization. In addition to her outstanding teaching record, Professor Epelman chairs the all-important Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid (GAFA) committee and manages a very strong research program as well. Her research concerns many aspects of mathematical programming, including theory of linear, semidefinite and nonlinear optimization and development and analysis of algorithms.

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BepiColombo approaching Mercury. Credit: European Space Agency

U-M researchers to help unravel Mercury, solar system mysteries

In ESA's BepiColombo mission, an examination of the particles in Mercury's upper atmosphere will shed light on what the planet is made of. | Medium Read